Go Ask Alice: Alice, Wonderland and Popular Culture
September 26 – December 11, 2015Washington Windows
In collaboration with New York University's Fales Library and Special Collections, 80WSE Gallery windows on Washington Square East presents an extension of Go Ask Alice: Alice, Wonderland and Popular Culture on display in the Mamdouha Bobst Gallery, Bobst Library. 'Go Ask Alice': Alice, Wonderland and Popular Culture, explores Alice parodies and ephemera for viewers of all ages, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the publication of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, the beloved children's story by Lewis Carroll.
The exhibition draws material from Fales Library’s Alfred C. Berol Collection, the largest collection of Lewis Carroll materials in the United States. Additionally, materials from the Jon Lindseth collection of Alice in Wonderland ephemera will be on display for the first time. Mr. Lindseth, who is a major collector of Lewis Carroll and other 19th century novelists, donated his collection of more than 1,000 Alice items to Fales Library in 2012.